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Lebanon calls for bid on consultancy services for a concentrated solar power plant

The Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation(LCEC) has published a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Consultancy Services for the Development of a Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant in Hermel Lebanon.The project will have a capacity of at least 50 MW with 7.5 hours of storage.   The consultant will be in charge of the [...]

2019-10-12T14:42:05+00:0012-10-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Moroccan concentrated solar power plant hailed as shining example

Efforts by the North African country to tap into the potential offered by renewable energy should be replicated at EU level, according to the head of a successful Moroccan energy agency. So successful has the country been in meeting its electricity needs that it has easily exceeded it’s planned 35 [...]

Concentrated Solar Power costs are expected to fall by 79% by 2022

Concentrating Solar Power costs have already plummeted by 47% compared to 2010. It is likely that costs will continue their downward trajectory thanks to economies of scale, deployment in locations with better solar resources and lower costs of capital, according to a study by the International Renewable Energy Agency [...]

Masen has extended the tender for the Noor Midelt II concentrated solar power project to October 2019

The Moroccan Sustainable Energy Agency (Masen) has extended the deadline for the tender for the Noor Midelt II solar project to October 2019. The closing date for the call for expressions of interest was initially set at 16 September 2019. Independent power producers (IPPs) who are interested in the call [...]

2019-10-09T15:13:21+00:0009-10-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , , |

The Energy Transition in the Arab World

Dii Desert Energy will be hosting the 10th annual Dii Desert Energy Leadership Summit on 25-26th of November, at the Adlon Kempiski hotel in Berlin. Combined with the 10th Arab-German Energy Forum and in co-operation Ghorfa (Arab - German Chamber of Commerce), the conference will be held under the theme [...]

Saudi Arabia starts offering loans to develop renewable energy

Saudi Arabia will start offering loans for renewable energy projects and manufacturers of renewable-energy components as the kingdom seeks to diversify its economy away from crude oil. The 105 billion-riyal ($28 billion) Saudi Industrial Development Fund opened applications for the program, called Mutjadeda, on Sunday. The program will give [...]

Australian concentrated solar power company wins global innovation award

Australian solar thermal company Vast Solar has taken out the Technology Innovation Award at the International Energy Agency’s SolarPACES 2019 conference held in South Korea. Vast Solar has developed concentrated solar thermal technology, that can be combined with molten sodium thermal storage to deliver dispatchable renewable energy. The company [...]

Refractaris leads the construction of solar shields for concentrated solar power

In the world, Córdoba now begins to sound due to other temperatures, those generated in the furnaces and solar shields manufactured by the company Refractaris, based in Montemayor, and which has become an international benchmark in the energy sector and solar thermal technology. In recent years, 95 percent of [...]

Albuquerque, New Mexico, Chosen for International Concentrated Solar Power Conference

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy announced that the United States will host the world’s biggest conference on concentrating solar power (CSP) in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In October 2020, SolarPACES (Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems), a program of the International Energy Agency, will bring together researchers from around the [...]

New trans-Africa Concentrated Solar Power, PV plan tests regional scaling skills

A 4.5 GW solar build plan proposed by multilaterals and governments in Botswana and Namibia will present significant scaling challenges, requiring clear political momentum and a ramped tendering and development process, regional experts told New Energy Update. In August, the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Energy unveiled a [...]

Fourth phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park is first CBI certified Renewable Energy Project financing in GCC

CBI is a reputable international non-profit organization solely working towards mobilizing and facilitating climate change solutions through the $100 trillion bond market and "green loan" issuances. The fourth phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MBR) Solar Park – Noor Energy 1 – has become the first project in the [...]

Japan and Australia Test Solar Hydrogen Component

For countries such as Japan or South Korea with poor DNI and little space for wind and solar, the value of hydrogen is that it can be made overseas with renewable energy, then stored and shipped, and used to produce electricity, heat, or propulsion. This way, regardless of local solar [...]

Luis Crespo participates in the SolarPACES concentrated solar power conference

Luis Crespo, president of Protermosolar, will preside over the first plenary session of the XXV edition of SolarPACES, which will be held from October 1 to 4 in South Korea. The president of Protermosolar, Luis Crespo, will preside over the first plenary session of the SolarPACES 2019 congress, the most [...]